technology and american society

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With a new final chapter covering recent electronic and technological advances, the second edition of Technology and American Society extends coverage of innovations in industry, home, office, agriculture, transport, constructions, and services into the twenty-first century. Offering a global perspective on the development of American technology, the text is structured around a historical narrative detailing major technological transformations over the last three centuries. With coverage devoted to both dramatic breakthroughs and incremental innovations, Technology and American Society analyzes the cause-and-effect relationship of change and its role in the constant drive for improvement and modernization.

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Genre : History
Author : Gary S. Cross
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release : 2005
File : 368 Pages
ISBN-13 : STANFORD:36105114168250

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Providing a global perspective on the development of American technology, Technology and American Society offers a historical narrative detailing major technological transformations over the last three centuries. With coverage devoted to both dramatic breakthroughs and incremental innovations, authors Gary Cross and Rick Szostak analyze the cause-and-effect relationship of technological change and its role in the constant drive for improvement and modernization. This fully-updated 3rd edition extends coverage of industry, home, office, agriculture, transport, constructions, and services into the twenty-first century, concluding with a new chapter on recent electronic and technological advances. Technology and American Society remains the ideal introduction to the myriad interactions of technological advancement with social, economic, cultural, and military change throughout the course of American history.

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Genre : History
Author : Gary Cross
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-12-21
File : 378 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781351249096

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This book contains a survey of the history of technology in America from 1700 to the present, and covers the history of inventions with discussions of the social, economic, and cultural impact of technology.

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Genre : History
Author : Gary S. Cross
Publisher :
Release : 1995
File : 337 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015032272810

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Technology, the Economy, and Society

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Genre : History
Author : Joel Colton
Publisher : Columbia University Press
Release : 1987-06-16
File : 287 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0231515677

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Genre : Freight and freightage
Author : American Society of Traffic and Transportation
Publisher :
Release : 1976
File : 174 Pages
ISBN-13 : PSU:000005694624

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Essays examine major American innovations in technology and the inventors who developed them, including Whitney, McCormick, Bell, Edison, Goddard, and Eastman

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Genre : Science
Author : Carroll W. Pursell
Publisher : MIT Press
Release : 1990
File : 319 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0262660679

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Author :
Publisher :
Release : 2018
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 0878232478

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Genre : Business & Economics
Author : American Society of Civil Engineers. Task Committee on Pumped Storage
Publisher : American Society of Civil Engineers
Release : 1996
File : 398 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0784401446

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Genre : Curriculo
Author : American Society for Engineering Education
Publisher :
Release : 1962
File : 46 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015062221448

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Genre : Transportation engineering
Author :
Publisher :
Release : 2004
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015058294961

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